How do I put on a new transmission belt on my Baron Retro scooter?

by Bill
(Pleasant Hill, California)

I bought a 2007 Baron Retro 150cc cvt transmission belt replacement. In order to put my new belt on, do I remove the variator fan to slip it on the variator pulley? Or, do I pull the clutch and pulley?

And which way do the nuts turn to take them off?

Thanks... Bill

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May 16, 2010
Drive belt
by: Anonymous

You must first remove the variator fan. After that, check to make sure that the roller weights have not moved. Then simply slide the belt onto the clutch and then on the variator; then put the fan back on. Make sure to tighten the bolt.

May 15, 2010
variator belt
by: scooterchick

Check out this tutorial at eHow

May 14, 2010
by: Jim Zeiser

Most of us have either an electric impact gun or a tool to hold the variator to remove the nut holding it on. (I have both) The nut is right handed and comes off the usual way. It's really tight the first time you remove it. Going back the specified torque is 45 lb. ft. but I was told to use 65 lb. ft. by a trusted colleague and loctite blue on the threads.

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